AMD’s Q3 ’09 financial results are out. Total revenue was reported as $1.396 billion, up from $1.184 billion in Q2 ’09, but lower than Q3 ’08′s $1.776 billion just before the recession hit the computer hardware industry. Although AMD’s fabrication is now part of Globalfoundries, financial reports are still combined as attributable to stockholders. Overall,
Display your party or wedding photos with the latest Philips Digital PhotoFrame SPF5208. The 8-inch digital photoframe features Touch Control, which allows users to scroll through photos, videos and music with a touch of a finger. It also doubles up as an animated clock when you are not viewing your photos. Neat.
A shortage in 55nm products, both ATI and Nvidia has been speculated about ever since the release of ATI’s HD 5800 series. From the Nvidia side of things, this is rumoured to be a discontinuation of the GTX 200 series. Bright Side of News and Mydrivers.com now report similar rumours – Apple has snapped up
Intel is set to release the first 32nm desktop CPUs on 3rd January 2010. Releasing first are the Clarkdale CPUs – part of the Westmere, or 32nm Nehalem die shrinks. A total of four models are expected, Core i5 650, 660 and 670, clocking in at 3.2, 3.33 and 3.46 GHz respectively. They will be
Logitech introduces Unifying Receiver for convenience of use with multiple wireless keyboards and mice
You can pair up to six Logitech wireless mice and keyboard with the manufacturer’s latest Unifying Receiver. Also making their debut with the announcement are the Logitech Wireless Keyboard K350, Wireless Keyboard K340, Marathon Mouse M705 and Wireless Mouse M505.
Both AMD and Intel have delayed their respective new Netbook platforms – Intel’s Pinetrail and AMD’s Congo. Fudzilla reports that Intel Atom N450 – based on the Pineview CPU part of the Pinetrail platform is all set to release on 3rd January 2010. The N450 is clocked at 1.66 GHz, just 60 MHz higher than
Gartner says worldwide PC shipments have reversed a downward slump over the last three quarters. PC shipments over Q3 ’09 rose 0.5% over Q3 ’08, a significant improvement over the 5% and 6.5% declines in the previous two quarters, respectively. Gartner had previously predicted a 5.6% decline, in line with previous trend. However, they missed
Corsair Flash Voyager GT Corsair has launched the new (refreshed) Flash Voyager GT, adding on to its lineup of high performance flash drives. Available in capacities of 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB, the new Flash Voyager GT is enclosed in rugged rubber housing with a signature red “GT”. Read more…
Remotely controlled cars are not really something fresh before but for Appirion’s iDriver, it allows you to control your car just by using the iPhone’s accelerometer and the touchscreen buttons. More after the break
Fenrir – X’mas Edition Titan’s Fenrir HSF has garnered numerous awards worldwide since its introduction in 2008. To celebrate this achievement and Christmas, Titan has launched the X’mas edition of the Fenrir (TTC-NK85TZ/CS-RB). More details next page…
In its recent press release, Nikon has announced the D3s, bringing video recording at 24 frames per second with autofocus and a “new algorithm” to lessen the effect of rolling shutter. Read on to find out more
Fudzilla has a date for Nvidia’s mainstream Fermi chips to compete in the popular <$199 segment. Unfortunately, we are talking about March 2010 “if all goes well”. This is simply disastrous for Nvidia as ATI’s HD 5700 series will go unchallenged for nearly half a year, if not more. On the performance segment, things are
It seems Intel is showing signs of recovering from recession. Techreport reports strongest second-to-third quarter growths – though this is mostly due to the dismal Q3 performance, mostly reduced by recession and the mammoth $1.45 billion EC fine. Intel posts revenue of $9.4 billion, while down from Q3 2008, is up from the $8.0 billion
Though the ATI Radeon HD 5800 is barely three weeks old, there is already talk of a HD 5900 series. Nordichardware have “got word that the HD 5900 series is being prepared for launch”. The have also quoted a driver mentioning “ATI Radeon HD 5900 Series”. Nordichardware speculates that the HD 5900 series will be
Sony Singapore has announced their latest series of Walkman video MP3 players – NWZ-S540 and NWZ-E440 – designed to please users with its superior features, as well as audio and video quality.
According to Fudo over at Fudzilla, AMD has already snapped up the deal for designing the GPU is the next-generation Xbox. The current Xbox 360 is powered by ATI’s Xenos GPU, which is based on R580 (X1900), which some characteristics of R600 (HD 2900), such as the unified shaders. Despite releasing a full year earlier,
It seems like we are going back and forth, in circles. Following our story yesterday on recent rumours suggesting Nvidia’s partners discontinuing the GTX 260, 275 and 285 cards, Bright Side of News is now reporting that the AIB partners unanimously claim there is no truth in these reports, and the GTX 200 series cards
The ATI Radeon HD 5770 and the HD 5750 release today, as expected. As a reminder, this is the series based on the mainstream Juniper die. The HD 5770 features the full 800SP and is basically identical to the HD 4890 in specifications, except for a 128-bit memory interface. Our final memory bandwidth is 77
Today, HP announced the availability of their new Touch products which consist of the TouchSmart 300 and TouchSmart 600 All-in-One Desktop PCs, and the enhanced TouchSmart tx2 Notebook PC. All three products come with intuitive multi-touch features and will be available from 22 October.
Scythe Kama Stay Scythe has released the Kama Stay (SCKST-1000), a simple metal frame that takes up 1 PCI slot and allows users to mount extra fans and/or hard/solid state drives. Measuring 295×34x153mm and weighing 330g, the Kama Stay can accommodate 2 80~140mm fans or/and up to 3 2.5” hard drives. More details…